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Archive for September, 2018


Prof. Julie Goldscheid on Kavanaugh Hearings for PBS NewsHour

September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 – Professor Julie Goldscheid appeared on PBS NewsHour’s evening broadcast on Wednesday with an analysis of the upcoming Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Today Prof. Goldscheid, along with more than 250 other law professors with experience teaching, researching, and writing about issues of gender violence and representing gender violence survivors in […]

In the Balance: Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan

September 19, 2018

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, Class of ’11 graduate, can most often be found traveling to meet clients or leading solidarity delegations in Latin America. When she’s not on a plane, she’s “seditiously conspiring” to help communities challenge systemic oppression. Not only is she an attorney and a professor, she is also an avid dancer and […]

ALUMNI CONVENING: Emerging Intersections in Elder Law

September 19, 2018

On September 6, 2018, the Office of Alumni Engagement, along with the Elder Law Clinic, held this year’s first Alumni Convening on an emergent issue in New York City.  Stay tuned for more Alumni Convenings in the coming months.     On September 6, 2018, over 60 alumni, students and faculty convened to celebrate the […]

There’s A New Proposed Crimes Against Humanity Treaty

September 17, 2018

There’s A New Proposed Crimes Against Humanity Treaty: But Where Are Women’s and LGBTI Rights?   CUNY Law’s Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic announces a new initiative and launches a Crimes Against Humanity Toolkit focused on promoting international gender justice.   New York—A new international treaty focusing on crimes against humanity such as massacres, […]

Office Hours with Charisa Smith

September 14, 2018

Office Hours with Professor Charisa Kiyô Smith   Professor Charisa Kiyô Smith’s teaching areas include juvenile justice, family law, and torts.  Her past work for women’s rights organizations and sexually exploited youth inspires her to foster community empowerment, youth agency, and self-determination.  Professor Smith is particularly excited to assist contemplative law endeavors at CUNY and […]

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